chastity belt
noun Date: 1931 a belt device (as of medieval times) designed to prevent sexual intercourse on the part of the woman wearing it

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • chastity belt — chastity ,belt noun count a metal belt used in the past to prevent a woman from having sex …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • chastity belt — n. a beltlike device of metal, leather, etc. allegedly fastened on a woman in the Middle Ages to prevent sexual intercourse during the absence of her husband …   English World dictionary

  • Chastity belt — Venetian chastity belt on display in the Doge s palace. (Claimed to be 16th–17th century.) A chastity belt is a locking item of clothing designed to prevent sexual intercourse. They may be used to protect the wearer from rape or temptation. Some… …   Wikipedia

  • chastity belt — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms chastity belt : singular chastity belt plural chastity belts a metal belt used in the past to prevent a woman from having sex …   English dictionary

  • chastity belt — noun : a belt device especially of earlier times designed to prevent sexual intercourse on the part of the woman wearing it * * * ˈchastity belt 7 [chastity belt] noun a device worn by some women in the past to prevent them from being able to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chastity\ belt — Ironic; to be hit upon by a lesbian such as Chastity Bono. I was given a real Chastity belt in the bar just now …   Dictionary of american slang

  • Chastity\ belt — Ironic; to be hit upon by a lesbian such as Chastity Bono. I was given a real Chastity belt in the bar just now …   Dictionary of american slang

  • chastity belt — noun a) A belt like garment, designed to be worn over the genitals and locked to prevent sexual intercourse, tipically for long periods of time, to maintain chastity, or to enforce BDSM submission. b) For a women, refusal to have sex …   Wiktionary

  • chastity belt — /ˈtʃæstəti bɛlt/ (say chastuhtee belt) noun a belt, from which is supported a padlocked device to prevent a woman having sexual intercourse, supposedly used in the Middle Ages …   Australian English dictionary

  • chastity belt — medieval belt like device designed to prevent the woman wearing it from having sexual intercourse with anyone other than her husband …   English contemporary dictionary

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